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It’s hanami season in Sweden!

April 21st, 2014 (No Comments)

Hanami in Sweden The cherry trees are currently in bloom in Stockholm, Sweden – it’s hanami season! To view them you have to hurry up, because they dont bloom for very long. If you are in the Stockholm area at the moment, make sure to visit Kungsträdgården, because this is a beautiful sight that you don’t […]

Hanami Products In Japan

March 30th, 2014 (No Comments)

Hanami Products Hanami (flowers viewing, 花見) is a very special time of the year in Japan, where everyone goes out to their local parks to celebrate the blossoming of the flowers, also known as cherry blossoming. We have posted about hanami before, click here to read. Hanami big Business Hanami is soon to start in Japan, […]

Shopping at the Stockholm Hanami celebration

April 26th, 2013 (No Comments)

Japanese items bought in Stockholm During the Cherry Flower Day Festival (hanami) in Stockholm we bought some fun Japanese items, and I thought it would be fun to show you what we found. I bought some lovely stickers. Even though they’re Paris themed, theyre still very Japanese to me, because that style is loved by […]

Hanami in Stockholm

April 22nd, 2013 (2 Comments)

Hanami – Cherry Flower Day in Stockholm Every year the Japanese Society in Sweden celebrates hanami by organising Cherry Flower Day Festival (Körsbärsblommans Dag) in Kungsträdgården in central Stockholm. Kungsträdgården is an urban park area with a big fountain in the middle that is surrounded by lots of cherry trees. The blossoming of the cherry […]

Hanami – a celebration of cherry blossom

March 29th, 2013 (4 Comments)

Hanami celebrations in Japan Spring has arrived in Japan and its the hanami season. The word “hanami” is the Japanese word for “flower viewing”. For about two weeks every spring, Japan transforms into a cherry blossoming paradise when the cherry trees are in bloom. The hanami enthusiast can make the most of the season by […]

Sakura Matsuri Stockholm 2017

May 4th, 2017 (No Comments)

Sakura Matsuri Stockholm – Cherry Blossom Festival On April 22nd was the annual cherry blossom hanami festival in Stockholm (“Körsbärsblommans Dag”), Sweden. It’s an event organized by the Japanese Association, and we were very happy to see that they – once again – succeeded in setting the date just in time for the cherry trees to […]

Sakura Matsuri Stockholm 2016

April 18th, 2016 (No Comments)

Sakura Matsuri Stockholm – Cherry Blossom Festival It’s hanami season and the blossoming of the cherry trees is sweaping across Japan. For the past couple of weeks we’ve been enjoying seeing photos and videos from Japan, of the pink and white flowers on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. Now it’s finally our turn here in Sweden […]

Sakura Matsuri Stockholm 2015

April 19th, 2015 (No Comments)

Sakura Matsuri Stockholm – Cherry Blossom Festival Every year there is a cherry blossom festival (“Körsbärsblommans Dag”) in central Stockholm, Sweden, organized by the Japanese Association. For the public, it’s a lovely tradition to go there every year and experience a little bit of the hanami spirit even though Sweden is far away from Japan. […]

Sakura Matsuri Stockholm 2014

April 27th, 2014 (No Comments)

Sakura Matsuri (Cherry Blossom Festival) Yesterday the annual Swedish Cherry Blossom Festival in Stockholm took place in Kungsträdgården. We got lucky this year, because the cherry trees were actually still in bloom. The weather was fantastic, sunny and warm, and the park was filled with loads of people. On stage, they had a lolita fashion […]

Bento and kyaraben – lunch boxes in Japan

December 20th, 2013 (1 Comment)

Bento Bento (弁当) or obento is a home made or takeout meal box. People in Japan can make it as a lunch box or picnic food, or buy it in bento shops, convenient stores and other places that sell ready meals. A bento box is usually shaped like a box and contains rice, vegetables and […]